Training manuals, which are in fact human rights textbook, are made up of two parts: the first part is of human rights subjects, the second part is the training methods of human rights subjects. Handbook of Human Rights, provides the foundation and essence of human rights subjects with simple words, for teachers, activists, human rights institutions and other stakeholders.
Manuals are prepared, through working groups, consisting of experienced and knowledgeable domestic and international experts in the areas of their work. Handbook of Civil Society and Human Rights Network is produced in close coordination with institutions, experts and intellectuals.
The first training manual, provided by the network of civil society and human rights was about elections and political participation of citizens, were published on the occasion of the first parliamentary elections, under the name of «دستنامۀ آموزشی انتخاباتِ پارلمانی» (parliamentary elections training manual).
The second work in this direction was called «دستنامۀ آموزشی حقوق بشر» “human rights training manual” which covers basic of human rights and consists of 21 human rights topics, linked to civil , political ,the economic, social and cultural rights. This manual is considered as the country’s first specialized manual, in connection with human rights. In preparing this handbook, specialist’s countries, Denmark, Switzerland and Afghanistan, have worked together. For accurate use of this handbook, forty teachers across the country were trained and are already busy teaching, human rights subjects in different parts of the country.
The third training manual was prepared by the civil society and human rights network, is called «دستنامۀ گفتمانِ حقِ زن در افغانستان» “women rights in Afghanistan debate manual”. This manual was also prepared in eight months by domestic and foreign working group experts. The contents of this handbook includes traditions, norms and values. This Manual, has tried to lead the discussion about challenges of human rights, social cultures and civilizations. This handbook is a collection of theoretical debate, collection of facts, thoughts and the way society views women’s rights in Afghanistan. Women rights in Afghanistan debate manual is an important achievement grid, which makes favorable terms of discussion about social issues.
Working groups that are elected by the civil society and human rights network members, have an obligation to work in different areas of the network, prepare and disseminate manuals, guides, analyzes and consultations in close cooperation with member institutions, domestic and foreign intellectuals and professionals.
Resource Centre of Civil Society Network and Human Rights, on coordination and facilitation of working groups set up meetings, creating areas of understanding and consultation with member institutions and experts in the field of work, editing and layout, logistical and administrative facilities, providing areas of study and research for members of working groups, provision of books and works that are used by members of the working groups, cooperate and prepare the ground for relations with national research institutions and internationals.
Resource Center of Civil Society Network and Human Rights, apart from their above activities include the coordination of working groups to network, create manuals in the areas of civil society and human rights network has responsibility. Center network resources, has the responsibility of providing facilities and the creation of coordination among working groups of Network, which is based on strategy of civil society network and human rights for Afghanistan.
Resource Centre of Civil Society Network and Human Rights, now, for needed facilities and productive cooperation among the member institutions of the network, creates a working group called “civil society from the perspective of human rights”, provides current trends about the role of government and citizens from a historical perspective in the country. For more information, please contact the Network’s Resource Centre.